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Earliest Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick

This colourful illustration is the earliest know depiction of a witch riding a broomstick. It is taken from an enormous,…

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Buried Horse Skulls: Folklore and Superstition in Early Modern Ireland

During the 1980s, when my grandaunt’s house was being renovated, something unusual was found beneath the floor. As the flagstones…